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Title Indian Federalism
Author Dr. S. K. Jain
Year 2017
Binding Hardback
Pages 310
ISBN10, ISBN13 9351282635, 9789351282631
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Federalism is best understood as a method of promoting self rule and shared rule and of balancing the interest of a nation with that of region. Federations have arisen in very different circumstances each being the unique result of choices by its national leaders and larger historical forces. A federal system is the constitutional arrangement that gives federalism its institutional form. Indians federalism seves the second largest population in the world with multiple diversities and ethnicities. The federal system has served well for India in terms of promoting democracy, strengthening the national unity and achieving the fair level of economic progress. Indian federalism is not among the World's oldest federal political system, it is nevertheless steadily emerging as a key feature of its political system and also interesting example of the innovative potential of federalism. The book comprises various articles on constitutional, social, political, economic, ethnic aspects and analyze & explain the development of Indian federalism in the federal politics of India. The book will be of interest of students, researchers and teachers of political science besides the political representatives and people from media.


Dr. S. K. Jain is Associate Professor in Political Science at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening College, University of Delhi. He has obtained his M.A. M.Phil and Ph.D degree from J.N.U. New Delhi. He has published four books on Caste and Politics in Bihar (Common Wealth Publisher, New Delhi 1989), Party Politics and Centre —State relations in India (Abhinav Publication, New Delhi, 1994), Indian Diaspora in the era of Globalization (ed) (Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, 2012) and Federal Political Culture in India, (Lamberat Publication, Germany, 2012). He has also completed ICSSR research project Emerging Federal Political Culture in India: A Public perception. He has contributed several research articles in national and international journal besides national dailies. He also attended and participated in several national and international conferences in India and abroad. The present work is based on the contributions of the participants of the seminar on "Indian Federalism: Emerging issues and challenges.


Acknowledgements 5
List of Contributors 11
Introduction 13
S.K. Jain

1. Intergovernmental Relations Revisited: 33
Towards a Fresh Balance of Power
Subhash C. Kashyap

2. Impact of Police Reforms on Insurgency 47
and the Structure of Indian Federalism
Prakash Singh

3. Globalization, Federalism and Democracy 59
in India
G. Gopa Kumar

4. West Bengal against the Centre: Continuity in 87
Anti-Centrism in Indian Federal Politics
Harihar Bhattacharyya

5. Skewed Nature of Indian Federalism: Issues 111
and problems before the smaller states with
special reference to North-Eastern States
H. John Sema

6. Indian Federalism, Sikh Identity and Akali 121
Demand for State Autonomy
Sukhjit Singh

7. Self-Rule and Autonomy: Politics of 155
Contestation in Jammu and Kashmir
Gull Wani

8. Statehood Demands In Globalising India: 171
Retrospect and Prospect
Guljit K. Arora

9. Centre-State Fiscal Relations in the New Era of 193
NITI Aayog and the Bygones Era of
Planning Commission
B.K. Pandey and M.Saravanan

10. Regional Business and Federalism in India 207
Himanshu Roy

11. Regional Parties in Indian Federalism after 217
the 2014 Elections
Subhendu Ranjan Raj

12. Federal Decentralization in the Era of 239
Globalization and Coalition Politics
Ruchi Tyagi

13. Indian Federalism :An Empirical Study of 267
People’s Perception
S.K. Jain

14. Valedictory Address 297
Mahendra Prasad Singh

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